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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. MongoDB vs. Percona Server for MongoDB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsSearch engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.77
Rank#53  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score412.09
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score0.51
Rank#205  Overall
#29  Document stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comwww.mongodb.comwww.percona.com/­software/­mongo-database/­percona-server-for-mongodb
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsdocs.mongodb.com/­manualwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.html
DeveloperAerospikeMongoDB, IncPercona
Initial release201220092015
Current release4.2.0.4, June 20184.2, August 20193.4.10-2.10, November 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.Open Source infoGPL Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)no
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BIno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol
JDBC
proprietary protocol using JSONproprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript infoinofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infoinofficial driver
ColdFusion infoinofficial driver
D infoinofficial driver
Dart infoinofficial driver
Delphi infoinofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infoinofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infoinofficial driver
Lua infoinofficial driver
MatLab infoinofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infoinofficial driver
Prolog infoinofficial driver
Python
R infoinofficial driver
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk infoinofficial driver
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith LuaJavaScriptJavaScript
Triggersnoyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keysSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reduceyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infooptionalyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2yes infovia In-Memory Engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafMongoDBPercona Server for MongoDB
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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MongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
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100% drop in replacement for MongoDB Provides enterprise-grade features in an open...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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The MongoDB Data Platform can be used by developers building OLTP and analytical...
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Encrypted WiredTiger storage engine provides data at rest encryption SASL authentication...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Internet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Unstructured data models Internet of Things applications Meeting requirements for...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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ADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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SB Tech Moz Meu Patrocinio Passportal See more Percona customers .
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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70 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day). 15,000+...
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Over 385,000 downloads 800+ customers. Awarded Bronze Stevie® Award winner for "New...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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Open source and 100% free of fees and license agreements
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